On this date in 2011 in Long Beach, California, Nathaniel Hale, better known as rap/R&B crooner Nate Dogg, died from complications after suffering several strokes. He was 41 years old. Introduced to the rap game by his Long Beach homie Snoop Dogg via their trio 213, which was the group that was brought to Dr. […]
On this date in 1996, Death Row Records, led by then CEO Suge Knight, dropped an exclusive Christmas project for the holiday season. Sadly, this album was released just shy of three months after the tragic shooting death of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas. The album featured all of Death Row’s favorite acts including Michel’le, […]
In her latest visual offering, Def Jam signee Jhene Aiko released two videos for her track “Never Call Me” featuring Dogg Pounder Kurupt on the help out. There is both an “Asian version” and a “Hood version” of Never Call Me, both of which are available for your viewing pleasure below. “Asian Version” Advertisement “Hood […]
On this day in Hip Hop history, veteran rapper, actor, producer and triple OG Snoop Dogg released his debut album Doggystyle under the infamous Death Row Records. Along with being his most successful album to date, Doggystyle is also his most critically acclaimed. It also dawns one of the craziest covers in all of rap […]
With heavy hitter veterans like Geto Boys’ Willie D and Dirty South pioneer Scarface along with the legendary Dogg Pond’s Daz Dillinger, newcomer Eliot Ness has enlisted some of the greatest for his premiere single, “Small Time”. Keep an eye out for his forthcoming, yet untitled project expected at the top of 2016.